Latest human wave of refugees reaches Austria
Austria

Latest human wave of refugees reaches Austria

Austria was bracing for an influx of 10,000 migrants on Saturday, as Europe's increasingly divided countries stepped up efforts to push the wave of desperate humanity on to their neighbours.

Swedish premier in push for workers’ rights
Sweden

Swedish premier in push for workers’ rights

Sweden's prime minister, Stefan Löfven, Austrian chancellor, Werner Faymann, and Germany’s vice-chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel, put the finishing touches to a plan to push for an EU treaty amendment to strengthen the rights of wage-earners, Swedish news agency TT reported on Saturday.

Denmark ranked fourth in student satisfaction
Denmark

Denmark ranked fourth in student satisfaction

Nordic countries dominated the 2015 International Student Satisfaction Awards, with Denmark named the fourth best destination country for students.

4,500 refugees rescued off Libya in one day
Italy

4,500 refugees rescued off Libya in one day

Twenty rescue operations Saturday picked up more than 4,500 people off the Libyan coast, according to the Italian coastguard, which was coordinating the response for yet another boat in distress in the Mediterranean.

German star to auction boots to help refugees
Germany

German star to auction boots to help refugees

World Cup winner Mario Götze plans to raise funds to help Germany`s immigrants amidst the on-going crisis by auctioning his playing boots embroidered with the hashtag "#refugeeswelcome".

Refugee protests on Sweden-Finland border
Sweden

Refugee protests on Sweden-Finland border

Hundreds of Finnish protestors demonstrated on Saturday morning at the Swedish-Finnish border against an influx of refugees, while on the Swedish side many campaigners were demonstrating their support for the refugees.

Nine held after man dies in Söderhamn brawl
Sweden

Nine held after man dies in Söderhamn brawl

Nine youngsters aged between 15 to 20 years-old were taken in for questioning after an 18-year-old man was killed in a brawl in central Söderhamn on Friday night.

Banks: Catalan independence ‘would threaten financial stability’
Spain

Banks: Catalan independence ‘would threaten financial stability’

Major Spanish and European banks warned Friday that Catalonia would put "financial stability" at risk if it separated from Spain and the EU, potentially driving them to abandon the region.

Germans’ love affair with cars changing gears
Germany

Germans’ love affair with cars changing gears

Few things are so closely tied with Germany's national identity as the automobile. But changes in demographics, consumer behaviour and new technologies are beginning to steer that relationship, especially for young people, in a different direction, analysts say.

10,000 kids have fled to Sweden on their own
Sweden

10,000 kids have fled to Sweden on their own

At least 10,000 refugee children have arrived in Sweden since the beginning of 2015 — a sharp rise from previous years — making it the EU nation with the highest number by far.

Nadal wins in Denmark on Davis Cup return
Denmark

Nadal wins in Denmark on Davis Cup return

Danes Mikeal Torpegaard and Frederik Nielsen were unable to keep pace with their Spanish rivals on Friday in Odense.

Tripped-up Syrian boy greeted by Real Madrid hero Ronaldo
Spain

Tripped-up Syrian boy greeted by Real Madrid hero Ronaldo

The Syrian refugee family whose plight was made famous when they were tripped by a Hungarian camerawoman as they fled were greeted by the stars of Real Madrid, including Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday